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VIDEO: PITT vs. CLEMSON: Men’s ACC Basketball (w/ Broadcast Audio)

February 18, 2020

Watch the highlights of the Pitt Panthers men's basketball team as they host the Clemson Tigers at the Petersen Events Center (with an accompanying audio broadcast). Final score: 72-52 Clemson. Wednesday, February 12, 2020 Shot and edited by Knox Coulter, Multimedia Editor Broadcast audio by...

Clemson loss shows Pitt not yet ready for Tournament

Head coach Jeff Capel described Pitt’s performance against Clemson on Wednesday as “bad across the board.”

By Alex Lehmbeck, Senior Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

From a team that has exhibited soaring highs and devastating lows, Wednesday’s performance was Pitt's worst showing of the whole season.

Clemson clobbers Pitt by way of the three, 72-52

Sophomore guard Trey McGowens has his shot blocked during Pitt’s 72-52 loss to Clemson on Wednesday evening.

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

February 13, 2020

Pitt men’s basketball couldn’t overcome Clemson’s near 60% shooting from 3-point range en route to a blowout loss.

Pitt basketball to prevail in battle of the big cats

Sophomore guard Xavier Johnson (1) avoided turning the ball over at Saturday’s 73-64 victory over Georgia Tech.

By Nick Carlisano, Senior Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

Pitt has shown a definite homecourt advantage as of late, and will continue its hot streak against a struggling Clemson team Wednesday night.

Clemson conquers Pitt women’s basketball in OT, 75-67

Junior Guard Gabie Green achieved season highs in field goal attempts (23) and minutes played (41) Thursday night at Clemson.

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

January 17, 2020

Despite leading through much of the last two quarters, the Panthers failed to close the game out and lost 75-67 in overtime, missing another opportunity to snap their lengthy losing streak.

Clemson’s single semifinal score dooms Pitt in ACC tournament

Despite the 1-0 loss to Clemson in South Carolina Wednesday night, the Panthers set new records by making it to the semifinal stage in the ACC tournament for the first time in program history.

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

No. 4-seeded Pitt and No. 1-seeded Clemson rocked back and forth to the very end in a competitive ACC tournament semifinal matchup. A single score in the 44th minute for Clemson proved too much for Pitt, which lost 1-0 in South Carolina Wednesday night.

Pitt continues losing streak in 62-48 loss to Clemson

First-year guard Trey McGowens (2), pictured here against Clemson, led Pitt with 16 points against Notre Dame.

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Wrtier

February 28, 2019

Pitt Men’s Basketball team shot 23.8 percent from the field in the first half, where they managed to only score 16 points. The lack of offense led to a 62-48 loss to Clemson, Pitt’s 11 straight loss.

Clemson’s hot shooting deals Pitt fourth straight loss, 82-69

Senior forward Jared Wilson-Frame (4), pictured here against Duke, made eight of 16 3-pointers for a game-high 24 points in his final college game against Syracuse Wednesday night.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

January 30, 2019

Clemson drained six of its first seven 3-pointers to put the game away early, leading to an 82-69 final score.

Three takeaways from Pitt vs Clemson

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney celebrates the team’s victory over Pitt with the ACC Championship trophy in his hand.

By Nick Carlisano, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018

The Panthers were held back by several factors, but there were a few bright spots to build on for the season finale and next year.

Clemson clobbers Pitt, 42-10, in ACC Championship

Senior running back Qadree Ollison leaps into the end zone during Saturday night's 42-10 loss to Clemson.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

December 2, 2018

In the end, the same weaknesses that plagued the Panthers all season — an anemic passing game and a tendency to shoot themselves in the foot — materialized Saturday night.

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